Residential Water Conservation
- Introduction to major aspects of residential water conservation, including an overview of water saving technologies. Connection between water system and energy explored, including new energy technologies that rely upon water. Systems, equipment, devices and practices will be covered. Building code challenges identified. Financing, tax credits and incentives explored. Includes hands-on learning to calculate cost of water, rainfall collection and return on investment.
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- A. Define the concept of water conservation and apply it to current and future projects. B. Recognize the interconnection between water and energy. C. Identify opportunities for highest return on investment for customer. D. Recommend different systems and techniques to reduce water consumption and increase energy efficiency. E. Identify potential funding sources for residential projects including alternative financing, tax credits and incentives. F. Conduct calculations to identify the cost of water, rainfall collection and return on investment.
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